Group IV URC Program Participants

  • Dr. Chivey Wu, Dr. Helen Boussalis, Dr. Darrell Guillaume, Dr. Trinh K. Pham and SPACE Center students at the SPACE Laboratory.

    California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA)

    The Structures, Propulsion, And Control Engineering (SPACE) University Research Center (URC) was established in 2003 at the California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) with NASA funding of $6 million.

  • The first class of the WaterSCAPES internship program and the staff and Goddard Space Center in Maryland.

    Florida International University

    WaterSCAPES: Science of Coupled Aquatic Processes in Ecosystems from Space is a University Research Center based at Florida International University in Miami, Florida.

  • Summer intern John Moore and Dr. Jose Fuentes operate a winch to raise and lower the moored balloon carrying instruments.

    Howard University

    The Beltsville Center for Climate System Observation (BCCSO) was established at Howard University through a cooperative agreement with NASA in 2008, to promote research and education in the study of atmospheric sciences, while producing a well qualified, diverse workforce.

  • CESET researchers performing a test on a circuit board

    Morgan State University

    The Center of Excellence in Systems Engineering for Space Exploration Technologies (CESET) was established in 2009 at Morgan State University's Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. School of Engineering to promote research and education in Space Exploration Technologies, Systems Engineering and Systems Engineering Management.

  • NASA CRESSE joins graduate students for a NASA Student Leadership Series (SLS) Conference event at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

    Prairie View A&M University

    The Center for Radiation Engineering and Science for Space Exploration (CRESSE), a NASA University Research Center (URC) at Prairie View A&M University, uses its core intellectual, academic and physical infrastructure to thoroughly investigate the scientific and engineering challenges of space radiation.

  • Sharin Raju performing an experiment in the lab

    Texas Southern University

    The Center for Bionanotechnology and Environmental Research (CBER) was established at Texas Southern University to identify, understand and design countermeasures to mitigate the risks associated with environmental hazards that astronauts encounter while in space.

  • CANM students presenting the electrochemical system that was flown for the microgravity experiment.

    The University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras

    The Center for Advanced Nanoscale Materials (CANM), located at The University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras, unites thirteen researchers, from three different campuses and four different departments, to work on research projects relevant to NASA.